GM announces list of plant closures

General Motors announced it would close nine plants and idle three more as park of the restructuring it will undergo after filing for bankruptcy Monday.

11 different House lawmakers' districts are affected by the closures, which are listed below by member.

Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.)
Orion, Mich. -- September 2009 (Idled.)
Pontiac, Mich. -- October 2009
Pontiac, Mich. stamping -- December 2010 (Idled.)

Rep. Lincoln Davis (D-Tenn.)
Spring Hill, Tenn. -- November 2009 (Idled.)

Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.)
Wilmington, Del. -- July 2009

Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.)
Indianapolis, Ind. -- December 2011

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)
Mansfield, Ohio -- June 2010

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.)
Livonia Engine, Mich. -- June 2010

Rep. Dale Kildee (D-Mich.)
Flint North Components, Mich. -- December 2010

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.)
Willow Run Site, Mich. -- December 2010

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio)
Parma Components, Ohio -- December 2010

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.)
Fredricksburg Components, Va. -- December 2010


The company had also previously announced two plant closures as part of its restructuring.

Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-Mich.)
Grand Rapids, Mich. -- June 2009

Rep. John McHugh (R-N.Y.)
Massena Castings, N.Y. -- May 1, 2009


In total, seven different states are affected by the closures. Six Republicans' will see plants in their district idle or close, compared to six Democrats.

"When a difficult decision has to be made on matters like where to open a new plant or what type of new car to make, the new G.M., not the United States government, will make that decision," President Obama said in remarks earlier today.